Saturday, January 28, 2023


Europe’s mobile payment players braced for battle

European mobile payment providers iZettle and SumUp are among a handful of start-ups that have encouraged European small businesses to kick their cash-only habits. Read more:

PayPal heads to the checkout with MasterCard deal

PayPal and MasterCard are expanding their partnerships to the checkout by increase PayPal's footprint at the point of sale through contactless payments. Read more: www.fintechroundup

Samsung Galaxy facial recognition software not ready for payments

Contrary to earlier reports, the new Samsung Galaxy S8 will not let users authenticate payments through facial recognition. Read more:

Corcentric releases ePayments tool

Corcentric teams with FIS and Comdata to integrate electronic payments into financial process automation platform for corporates. Read more:

UK wants more competition in payments infrastructure

VocaLink isn’t facing enough competition in its role according to the UK Payment Systems Regulator (PSR). Read more:

Xoom expands into Asia

Xoom, a digital money transfer provider, is expanding its services in Asia as a way to make it easier for US residents to quickly send money to Japan. Read more:

Yes Bank brings iris scanning tech to POS terminals

Yes Bank has unveiled a POS device that uses iris scanning technology as well as the country's Aadhaar biometric ID system to authenticate purchases.

Meituan-Dianping buys payments startup Qiandai

Chinese group deals and online-to-offline (O2O) platform Meituan-Dianping has acquired payments startup Qiandai. Read more :

ACI Worldwide amps up EBH electronic payments

One of Hungary's largest banks, Erste Bank, is enhancing its electronic payment services by working more closely with partner ACI Worldwide. Read more:

PayPal’s partnership frenzy continues with FIS and Citi

PayPal is partnering with financial technology provider FIS and Citigroup in order to provide better, faster, stronger digital payments. Read more: